Ocean Noise Strategy Roadmap

The first of this July we submitted our comments to the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ocean Noise Strategy Roadmap. As submitted for public review we were generally pleased with the tone and essence of the work. It leaned…

Why Raven gave us language

The Ohlone, first people of Muwekma (the San Francisco area) tell us that Raven gave us language so that we might confound ourselves. We could use this shiny tool to tell tales, but we might also lose track of where these…

A short meditation Ocean Day

Our magnificent blue planet has again taken another turn around the sun to find us on “Ocean Day;” a moment to pause and consider the body of water that is the Mother of All Life on Earth. Today I will…

Report from Salt Lake City

Last week I attended the Acoustics Society Conference in Salt Lake City where I hosted a session on the Industrialization of the Ocean. There were a number of quality papers presented and some good ideas and comments presented on the…

Industrialization of the Ocean

Later this week I’ll be heading to the Acoustics Society meeting Salt Lake City. The meeting runs through the entire week with presentations and sessions on all matters acoustic – from Architectural Acoustics to Ultrasound Imaging. Animal Bioacoustics is among…

International Standards Meeting support request

The following is a request for support to attend an international standards meeting in England. Frequent Flier miles and financial support would be deeply appreciated! OCR is a member of the International Standards Organization (ISO) and anAmerican National Standards Institute…